FRM二级易错题精选:Convertible arbitrage strategy

Identify the risks in a convertible arbitrage strategy that takes long positions in convertible bonds hedged with short positions in treasuries and the underlying stock.
 
A.short implied volatility
 
B.long duration
 
C.long stock delta
 
D.positive gamma

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Answer:D
 
This position is hedged against interest rate risk,so B is wrong.It is also hedged against directional movements in the stock,so C is wrong.The position is long an option(option to convert the bond into the stock)and so is long implied volatility,so A is wrong.Long options positions have positive gamma.

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